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[strahyk-brey-ker] /ˈstraɪkˌbreɪ kər/
a person who takes part in breaking up a strike of workers, either by working or by furnishing workers.
a person who tries to make a strike ineffectual by working or by taking the place of those on strike

strikebreaker definition

An employee hired to replace a striking worker. (See scab.)


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